Stroke Blogs

Stroke 101

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Strokes go by many names, and there are a couple different kinds but, simply put, a stroke is are a cessation of blood flow somewhere in the brain. 

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Filed Under: Heart Health

Diet Soda Increases Your Risk of Stroke

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

According to a recent paper presented at the American Heart Association’s International Stroke Conference, drinking diet soda can increase your risk of heart attack and stroke.

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Recognizing a Stroke

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

The previous pneumonic was to think of the first three letters of the word stroke (S,T, R) and take action. The new advisory, and one that is CORRECT, is use the first four letters of the word stroke (S, T, R, O) to assess for a stroke.

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Filed Under: Heart Health